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Science  17 Oct 2014:
Vol. 346, Issue 6207, pp. 284-286
DOI: 10.1126/science.346.6207.284

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In science news around the world, a Taiwanese research ship sinks, killing two researchers; protesters disrupt the groundbreaking ceremony for the Thirty Meter Telescope on Hawaii's Mauna Kea; researchers using Sandia National Laboratories' Z machine say they have detected significant numbers of neutrons coming from the experiment; the National Institutes of Health has announced $32 million in awards in 2014 to develop ways to analyze and use large biological data sets; and more. Also, awardees from the third annual BioArt competition are announced, and a team of international archaeologists, armed with modern technology, has returned to a 2000-year-old shipwreck discovered 114 years ago. And Science talks with the newly appointed CEO of Australia's leading research agency.